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Careers advice and employment support

If you need advice on how to write a CV, succeed at interviews, find a job online or apply for a jobs then you need to join one of our free work clubs.

A number of participating customers have been successful with either finding jobs or gaining an interview through our work clubs which are in partnership with Newcastle Futures. There are various sessions throughout our community libraries and at City Library.

Every Monday

  • 2pm - 4pm at Walker Activity Dome and Library

Every Thursday

  • 10am - 12pm at Cruddas Park Library*

*Please contact Newcastle Futures for more detail to see if you are eligible for support. Freephone: 0800 5870478, email info@newcastlefutures.co.uk

Please note: we provide PC access and resources at the following sessions (below) but no staff assistance:

Every Friday

  • 10am - 11.30am at East End Library

  • 10.30am - 12pm at West End Library

  • 1.30pm - 3.30pm at Gosforth Library

All workclubs are weekly unless otherwise stated.

Universal Skills

Universal Skills is an online tool providing help and advice for jobseekers, including information on Universal Jobmatch.

Advice on offer includes:

  • introduction to basic computer skills
  • how to create a CV and covering letter
  • how to search and apply for jobs on Universal Job Match
  • how to prepare for job interviews
  • advice for your first day in a new job
  • information about Universal Credit
  • and more!

To access Universal Skills via our 24 Hour Library, all you need is your name and library card number.

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